byWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service
The Light of the 21st Century Traces the development of lasers and discusses their applications in the fields of medicine, dentistry, construction, and communications. Examines the traumatic geologic events that led to the shaping of the North American continent. Visits the Great Slave Lake in Canada's Northwest Territory, where the ancient rocks contain clues to the remains of earliest life and to the continental collisions that in three long periods of mountain building formed the... Topics: Lasers, Lasers, Lasers
The Solar Research Center in Son Valley had a big experiment underway - collecting the sun's energy by satellite, then transmitting that energy to earth receptacles around the area. We digitized and uploaded this film from the A/V Geeks Archives. Email us at email@example.com if you have questions about the footage and are interested in using it in your project. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: lasers, Christianity
This film shows TRW's Capistrano Test Site, a remote, 2,700 acre R&D complex in the hills at the edge of Camp Pendleton, operated by TRW's Defense Space Systems Group. San Juan Capistrano has been the primary test site for high energy laser devices for over three decades. It was built up dramatically to support space-based "Star Wars" weapons systems / SDI in the 1980's, and is still at work on advanced and powerful chemical laser systems, as well as radar and propulsion systems.... Topics: San Juan Capistrano, Periscope Film, Swallows, Star Wars Defense System, Missile Defense Agency,...